Marjorie Chibnall

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Marjorie MacCallum Chibnall (born 1914 in Atcham in Shropshire , † June 23, 2012 in Sheffield ) was an English historian , medievalist and translator from Latin . She was an Ermerit Fellow (Clare Hall) and Honorary Professor ( Girton College ) at Cambridge University . She previously taught at the University of Southampton and the University of Aberdeen and was a research fellow at Oxford University ( Lady Margaret Hall ). In 1978 she became a member (fellow) of the British Academy .

Marjorie Chibnall worked mainly on Norman England, her main work is the translation of Ordericus Vitalis ' Historia Ecclesiastica into English.

Bibliography (selection)

  • as editor: Select Documents of the English lands of the Abbey of Bec (= Royal Historical Society. Camden Third Series. Vol. 73, ISSN  2042-1699 ). Royal Historical Society, London 1951, online .
  • as editor and translator: John of Salisbury's Memoirs of the Papal Court. Translated from the Latin with Introduction and Notes. Nelson, London et al. 1956 (later as: The Historia Pontificalis of John of Salisbury. Reprinted with corrections. Clarendon Press, Oxford 1986, ISBN 0-19-822275-0 ).
  • as editor and translator: The Ecclesiastical History of Orderic Vitalis. 6 volumes. Clarendon Press, Oxford et al. 1968-1980.
  • as editor: Charters and Custumals of the Abbey of Holy Trinity, Caen (= Records of Social and Economic History. NS Vol. 5). Volume 1. Oxford University Press, London 1982, ISBN 0-19-726009-8 .
  • The World of Orderic Vitalis. Clarendon Press, Oxford 1984, ISBN 0-19-821937-7 .
  • Anglo-Norman England 1066-1166. Blackwell, Oxford et al. 1986, ISBN 0-631-13234-1 .
  • Empress Matilda. Queen Consort, Queen Mother and Lady of the English. Blackwell, Oxford et al. 1991, ISBN 0-631-15737-9 .
  • as editor and translator with Leslie Watkiss: The Waltham Chronicle. An Account of the Discovery of Our Holy Cross at Montacute and its Conveyance to Waltham. Clarendon Press, Oxford 1994, ISBN 0-19-822164-9 .
  • as editor and translator with Ralph HC Davis: The Gesta Gvillelmi of William of Poitiers. Clarendon Press et al., Oxford et al. 1998, ISBN 0-19-820553-8 .
  • The Debate on the Norman Conquest. Manchester University Press, Manchester et al. 1999, ISBN 0-7190-4912-1 .
  • Piety, Power and History in Medieval England and Normandy (= Variorum collected Studies Series. Vol. 683). Ashgate, Aldershot et al. 2000, ISBN 0-86078-821-0 .
  • The Normans. Blackwell, Oxford et al. 2000, ISBN 0-631-18671-9 .


  • Diana E. Greenway: Marjorie McCallum Chibnall . In: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the British Academy . tape XIII , 2014, p. 43-62 ( [PDF]).

Web links

Individual proof

  1. Obituary
  2. ^ Deceased Fellows. British Academy, accessed May 14, 2020 .